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Holiday Sweet Bread

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These Holiday Sweet breads are an addiction ! The mashed potato in this bread with candied fruits enhances the taste very much. The meringue topping makes this bread compels your mouth to water. Want to know about this Holiday Sweet Bread further? Then discuss about it here with me !
Ingredients
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Potato water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Boiled mashed potato 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Water Reserved)
  Golden raisins 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped mixed candied fruit 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Glaze 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Water 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1 Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast, and lemon peel in mixing bowl. Heat potato water, sugar, butter, and salt to hot (120°-130°F). Add to dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly.
2 Add egg and mashed potato to the dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly.
3 Add raisins, candied fruit, and enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
4 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
5 Punch down dough. Shape into a ball; place in greased 8-inch round pan.
6 Cover; let rise until double€”about 30€”45 minutes. Make glaze and brush on loaf.
7 Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 60 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday, Party

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